For Many Beatmakers, the Monitors or Speakers that They Use Can Be a Strong Point of Debate
|By AMIR SAID (SA’ID)|
Over the years, I’ve used an assortment of monitors and speakers, each complete with its own sound character. And what I’ve learned is that no matter what monitors or speakers that you use, your unique environment (space/room) always plays a key role.
Every room has its own unique dynamics—shape, width, length, height of the ceiling, wall density, furniture, etc. Hence, your room (production space) has to be learned, in order for any pair of monitors or speakers to truly be beneficial to you. You have to learn how your room renders bass and treble. You have to learn where your room offers the best play back. You have to learn where your room puts out a lot of “slap-back.” In short, you have to learn the unique acoustic nature of your room/production space. Once you really learn your room, in tandem with whatever monitors you’re using, you’ll be good to go.
For this BeatTips Readers Poll™, the aim is to see which monitors or speakers everyone prefers to use.
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